Rath, Shoshana; Bar-Zeev, Naor; Anderson, Kym; Fahy, Rosemary; Roseby, Rob
Sulfonylureas are commonly prescribed for type 2 diabetes mellitus; however, overdose or accidental ingestion may result in
profound and prolonged hypoglycaemia with permanent neurological sequelae and death. We describe two cases of children with hypoglycaemia
due to presumed accidental ingestion of sulfonylureas, where traditional methods of raising blood sugar levels were unsatisfactory. Two
studies describe Octreotide for adults with hypoglycaemia, but there are no studies examining the...[Show more]
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